Born on November 1969 in Warsaw.
He graduated from the Faculty of History at the University of Warsaw and completed postgraduate studies in public administration management at the Kozminski University in Warsaw.
He launched his professional career working at the Foundation for Polish-German Reconciliation. In 1998 he became the Director of the Jurisprudence Department in the Office for War Veterans and Victims of Oppression, where he worked until 2004. In the years 2004–2006 he was the Head of the Civil Registration Office of the City of Warsaw, and then Deputy Mayor of Śródmieście District of Warsaw.
From January 2006 until November 2007 he was the First Deputy Voivode, and then the Voivode, of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship.
From December 2007, he had the honour of working closely with the late President Lech Kaczyński, first as his advisor, and from 26 November 2009 he was appointed as the Secretary of State and the Deputy Head of the Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland. He resigned from this post on 5 July 2011, when the National Electoral Commission announced the results of the presidential election.
In 2010, he became a councillor of the regional assembly of Mazowieckie Voivodeship.
In the 2011 parliamentary elections, he was elected deputy to the Sejm of the 7th term of office where he served as the Deputy Chairman of the Local Government and Regional Policy Committee and was a member of the Committee on Internal Affairs.
In the 2014 parliamentary elections, he was elected deputy to the Sejm of the 8th term. He served as the Chairman of the Public Finances Committee and of the Standing Subcommittee for Local Government System matters, and was a member of the Local Government and Regional Policy Committee.
On 9 January 2018, he was appointed as the Secretary of State at the Chancellery of the Prime Minister and as the Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Council of Ministers, and then also as the Secretary of the Council of Ministers.
On 4 June 2019 Warsaw, he was appointed as the Deputy Prime Minister.
He is married and has a son. He is interested in arts, particularly in church architecture. He may also be called a bibliophile, since for many years he has been collecting rare books which are often original and very old.